Australia Victoria Melbourne
Australian Federation 1901 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: The Federation of the colonies in 1901 to form the Commonwealth of Australia was an occasion for celebration and national pride. Numerous medals were produced, often to be worn at special Federation events.

Obverse Description

Australia (or Brittania?) seated left on globe featuring map of Australia, holds crowned sceptre and shield; on arch, FEDERATION 1901 between UNITY IS and STRENGTH, arch names and dates the six Colonies - eg. VIC. 1851

Reverse Description

Within wreath, Australian Arms crowned supported by kangaroo and emu; around, IN COMMEMORATION OF AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH . 1901 .

Edge Description


More Information